On Tue, Mar 25, 2008 at 1:21 PM, Bob Long <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> Sven Neumann wrote:
> > On Tue, 2008-03-25 at 11:39 +0530, Tanveer Singh wrote:
> >> sometimes I open multiple images at once, right clicking multiple and
> >> then opening in gimp would mean so many gimps!
> >> I want one GIMP only please.
> > This is supposed to happen (one GIMP instance only). What operating
> > system are you using? Where did you get your GIMP binary from?
> I'll chime in here regarding my situation...
> Windows XP. GIMP 2.4.5. Binary is Jernej's
> Windows file association (for .bmp for my tests) is to "gimp-2.4"
> (C:\Program Files\GIMP-2.0\bin\gimp-2.4.exe).
> Multiple instances of GIMP arise.
> If I associate to gimpwin-remote (C:\Program
> Files\GIMP-2.0\bin\gimp-win-remote.exe) then only one instance of GIMP
> appears. However, there also appears a message in its own window: "GIMP
> Message Opening 'C:\Program Files\GIMP-2.0\bin\gimp-2.4.exe' failed:
> unknown file type" (which can be closed without harm).
> I don't select multiple images to open at once, but open one image from the
> file manager, then click on another image to open it. Interestingly, the
> "GIMP Message" error appears only when the first image is opened. If I close
> the error window and open subsequent images, the error does not appear again
> (unless I close GIMP completely, and then it appears again for the first
> image opened).
Thanks! I will associate gimpwin-remote instead of gimp.exe.
But I guess that error message can be filed as a bug report.
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